Positions

SCA internships are posted as they become available, so keep checking back to find the SCA position that is the best fit for you. Summer internships will typically start to be posted around December-January. Positions listed here have not yet filled and positions are taken down from the database once they are filled.
Positions in this search are for 18 and older. If you are under 18, please visit our Crew page

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Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Starts June 12, 2017 • Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Laramie, WY

National Forest Volunteer Coordinator in south-central Wyoming!

Visitor Services Campgrounds Intern

Starts August 7, 2017 • Daniel Boone National Forest, Stanton, KY

Present exciting education programs at US Forest Service campgrounds!

Environmental Education Intern

Starts August 20, 2017 • Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

Teach elementary students science in Utah’s canyon county. You will assist in implementing curriculum-based programs at Canyonlands National Park and at local schools. Interns will also rove trails and work with junior rangers in the visitor center.

Park Guide Intern

Starts August 13, 2017 • Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

Join a team of rangers working to help visitors appreciate, understand & appropriately enjoy this stunning red rock desert. Share information with visitors at the visitor center, issue backcountry permits, collect fees, develop programs & rove trails.

Curatorial History Intern(NYC Candidate)

Starts June 12, 2017 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Are you interested in helping to curate seven National Parks’ historical curatorial collections held in trust by the United States Government in NYC?

Interpretation and Social Media Intern(NYC Candidate)

Starts June 12, 2017 • Manhattan Sites, Staten Island, NY

Social Media intern

Web Development Intern (NYC Local Candidates)

Starts June 12, 2017 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Web Development Intern- help develop a pubic website highlighting historical assets of Gateway National Recreation Area.

Safety and Occupational Health Intern (NYC Local Candidate)

Starts June 19, 2017 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Staten Island, NY

Learn about Park Safety in NYC. Safety & Occupational Health Intern will provide staff support to the Facility Management Div. of Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA), providing support on the issues of safety and occupational health.

Horticulture Intern

Starts August 28, 2017 • Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA

Grey Towers, built in 1886. a 101-acre site consists of formal, landscaped and wooded grounds.
This internship provides hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the intern’s knowledge of horticultural theory, maintenace and architecture.

2017 Alaska Corps Teams

Starts May 21, 2017 • SCA, Anchorage, AK

Are you looking for a challenge? Want to see Alaska off the beaten path? Join an Alaska Corps Team! These teams will complete various conservation projects across the state while living full-time with a small team.

Invasive Plant Control Travel Team Technician

Starts May 22, 2017 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Nashville, TN

IPC Invasive Plant Strike Team Intern. Dates are flexible, must fall within 5/1/2017-11/17/2017

2017 Allegheny County Parks Ranger Corps

Starts May 15, 2017 • Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA

Join the SCA Allegheny County Park Ranger Corps and get the opportunity to be involved in a brand new program. Members will serve as Park Rangers in one of the nine Allegheny County Parks. Attend Park Ranger School and various other trainings.

City of Pittsburgh Park Ranger Corps

Starts May 15, 2017 • City of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

May-October 2017. Join the SCA City of Pittsburgh Parks & Recreation Ranger Corps. Members will serve as Park Rangers in a variety of city parks from May-Oct. Members will attend Park Ranger School, Receive 1st aid training, and many other opportunities.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 4 (24 week)

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times throughout the season.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 2 (24 week)

Starts July 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help
protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times
throughout the season.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 3 (24 week)

Starts July 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help
protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times
throughout the season.

Biological Science Intern -- Invasives Species Control

Starts August 6, 2017 • Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, Pleasanton, KS

Biological Science Intern at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge

Interpretive Guide Intern (Backfill: 6/14-9/3)

Starts June 14, 2017 • Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Idaho Springs, CO

Spend your summer at 14,000 feet on the highest road in North America! This position will allow you to gain invaluable experience as an Interpretive Guide.

Trail Coordinator Intern

Starts July 3, 2017 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Trails Coordinator for Catoctin Mountain Park, a unit of the National Park Service. This is a 30 week position through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) starting approximately June, 2017 and going to approximately January, 2018.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Whitney Wilderness

Starts June 19, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Lake, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and setting of the Whitney Wilderness Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-St Regis Canoe Area

Starts July 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and wilderness setting of the Saint Regis Canoe Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts July 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

The Siamese Ponds Wilderness backcountry steward will hone valuable outdoors skills while contributing to the protection and utilization of the incredible wild areas that inspired the federal Wilderness Act.

Stanislaus NF Visitor Services Interns

Starts June 5, 2017 • Stanislaus National Forest, Hathaway Pines, CA

Interpretation and Visitor Services Intern for the Stanislaus National Forest

Backcountry Steward - Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Starts July 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

Positively impact the popular, pristine Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks. As the area Backcountry Steward, you will spend each week backpacking - patrolling, educating visitors, completing trail maintenance and construction projects.

Resource Management/Waterfront Intern (Backfill)

Starts July 10, 2017 • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL to work outdoors protecting shorebirds and sea turtles during nesting season at a busy beach park. During non-nesting season, position will assist Dock Master in managing boat ramps/marina and special waterfront events.

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